March 3, 2014

Boi Problems 104: Many Destinations, Many Journeys

When I first came out as a trans man, I was going through a “butch” phase. Partially from my therapist, partially from observing trans men, I felt pressure to be masculine.
January 22, 2014
A pencil sketch of a trans man binding his chest

Boi Problems 102: What’s in a Name?

What NOT to say to a transgender person: Curiosity is a dangerous animal (after all, it did kill our beloved cat), but it is a natural predator that we’re all prone to.
December 20, 2013
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A Part of the Crowd

By Benson Navarro
“How do you know that you're really trans?” To put mildly, this is a very egregious question I'm sure many transgender people can attest to hearing. While it's certainly not the most combative question, in a sense, it can be very trigger inducing causing a series of emotions to stir, such as rage, sadness, confusion, and grief.